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Coinbase would rather shut down staking than enable on-chain censorship — Brian Armstrong

In light of the recent ban on cryptocurrency mixing tool Tornado Cash and the subsequent arrest of developer Tornado Cash, there is a...

Celer Network shuts down bridge over potential DNS hijacking

The Celer Network Interoperability Protocol (CELR) has asked its users to revoke the approval of several contracts following the closure of its cBridge...

Economic design changes will affect ETH’s value post-Merge, says ConsenSys exec

As the Ethereum merger approaches, many are speculating about its economic implications. To give a clearer picture to those expecting a major...

Aave confirms TRM Labs API blocked “dusted” Ethereum wallets – access restored

Aave confirmed that the block list provided by TRM Labs included Ethereum wallets that were dusted with 0.1 ETH via Tornado Cash. ...

Tornado Cash ban could spell disaster for other privacy protocols — Manta co-founder

There are growing concerns that the recent US government sanctions against Tornado Cash will be a "slippery slope" for Web3 privacy, which could...

Function over fun? Analyst says P2E games don’t need to be ‘fun’ to retain users

Play-to-earn (P2E) blockchain-based games caught the attention of investors in late 2021, with Axie Infinity leading the way with over 2 million active...

DeFi protocols Aave, Uniswap, Balancer, ban users following OFAC sanctions on Tornado Cash

UPDATE: Aave has responded with a breakdown of the issue and claims to have removed "dusty" addresses from the ban; users have...

Celsius Network coin report shows a balance gap of $2.85 billion

A new bankruptcy filing filed Aug. 14 shows troubled crypto lender Celsius has an actual debt of $2.85 billion against their $1.2 billion...

Network and token freeze after Acala exploit raises questions

The peg of Acala Network's aUSD stablecoin dropped over 99% over the weekend, forcing the Acala team to put the hacker wallet on...

Curve Finance DNS exploit resolved – how to check if it is safe to use

More than $530,000 was stolen from Curve Finance on Tuesday after a hacker was able to gain control of a nameserver to redirect...

Curve Finance front end UI compromised following DNS hack – users advised to exercise caution

Update: Curve has announced that the issue has been fixed and says it can be used again. The next article can be...

Curve Finance resolves site exploits, directs users to revoke recent contracts: Finance Redefined

Welcome to Finance Redefined, your weekly dose of important information about decentralized finance (DeFi) - a newsletter created to inform you about significant...

Cross-chains in the crosshairs: Hacks call for better defense mechanisms

2022 has been a lucrative year for hackers preying on the nascent Web3 and decentralized finance (DeFi) spaces, with over $2 billion worth...

How to earn interest from crypto saving accounts?

The cryptocurrency industry offers developers and investors the opportunity to introduce new financial instruments, providing many opportunities for passive income. Simply owning...

Interlay launches trustless BTC stablecoin bridge on Polkadot

Interlay, a London-based blockchain company, has launched a bitcoin (BTC)-based cross-chain bridge to Polkadot (DOT). The bridge, called interBTC (iBTC), allows bitcoin...

Cross-chain bridge RenBridge laundered $540M in hacking proceeds: Elliptic

Bridges have been the target of more than a handful of hacks this year, but new data from blockchain analytics provider Elliptic claims...

What’s behind Synthetix (SNX) unusually strong summer?

The Synthetix protocol, launched in September 2017, allows users to mint and trade derivative tokens called Synths. Recent integrations and upcoming releases...

Curve Finance exploit: Experts dissect what went wrong

Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols continue to be targeted by hackers, with Curve Finance being the latest platform compromised after the DNS hijacking incident.The...

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